For over a hundred years, postcards have been created to show off a place and the people in it. The Minnesota Historical Society has thousands of postcards in its collection. These simple mementos from the past capture a unique view of the state's history.
"Minnesota in the Mail: A Postcard History," a book from the MHS Press, features 188 Minnesota postcards showcasing the best of the Minnesota Historical Society postcard collection. Author Bonnie Wilson has selected some of her favorites for our ecards.
Learn about the history of Minnestoa through postcards! "Greetings! A Pictorial History of Minnesota Through the Postcard" has a selection of postcards that tell the history through postcards. Curator Brian Szott has selected some of his favorites for our ecards.